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200 lawmakers urge Supreme Court to reconsider Roe vs. Wade

200 lawmakers urge Supreme Court to reconsider Roe vs. Wade

Casey decision that upheld abortion but found some state restrictions could be allowed if they are not an undue burden for women seeking abortions. Opposing legal abortion has been a well known Rep...

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Prince William narrates mental health film for soccer fans

Prince William narrates mental health film for soccer fans

The Duke of Cambridge says in the video: "In life, as in football, we all go through highs and lows". You know, the British "stiff upper lip" thing - that's great, and we need to have that occasionall...

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Intermittent fasting: Eating less may lead to living longer

Intermittent fasting: Eating less may lead to living longer

She began by skipping breakfast and having a snack at night, and then went on to 60-day fasting a day later. New Orleans resident Melissa Breaux Bankston said after a year on the regimen, she was ab...

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Report names the best and worst diets for 2020

Report names the best and worst diets for 2020

A survey of 25 panelists scored 35 diets in the areas of ease of compliance, likelihood of losing significant weight in the short and long term, and effectiveness against cardiovascular disease and di...

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Exercise May Keep Your Brain Healthy

Exercise May Keep Your Brain Healthy

The German researchers, led by Katharina Wittfeld , followed more than 2,000 adults in northeastern Germany from 1997 through 2012. That said, this "CRF and Brain Volume" editorial cautions again...

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2,900 U.S. flu deaths this season, CDC reports

2,900 U.S. flu deaths this season, CDC reports

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services says 11 people have died of flu complications this season. Statewide, nearly 9 percent of doctor's visits are due to the flu, well above the ADPH threshol...

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Scientists may have found the cause behind allergic reactions to cosmetics

Allergic reactions in the skin can be caused by many different chemical compounds found in creams, cosmetics, and other topical consumer products, but how they trigger the reaction has remained somewh...

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Rockets target Baghdad's Green Zone, base housing U.S. troops

U.S. President Donald Trump says he ordered the strike to prevent a conflict. Mourners in the Iraqi capital carried posters of Soleimani and flags of Muhandis's Iran-backed Kataeb Hezbollah militi...

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State reports another death from the flu

In a press release, the City of Milwaukee Health Department stated, "The U.S. has a longstanding vaccine safety system that ensures vaccines are as safe as possible, and there is no evidence to sugges...

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Haul will no longer hire people who use nicotine across 21 states

Haul will no longer hire people who use nicotine across 21 states

In a press release on Monday, U-Haul declared it would implement its new nicotine-free hiring policy starting February 1, noting that employees "hired prior to that date will not be impacted". U-Hau...

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China investigating outbreak of respiratory illness

China investigating outbreak of respiratory illness

All patients have been quarantined and their close contacts are under medical observation, according to the commission. An emergency notification issued by the Wuhan municipal health committee sai...

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More Drugmakers Hike US Prices as New Year Begins

More Drugmakers Hike US Prices as New Year Begins

Almost all of the price increases will be below 10 percent, and half will range between 4 to 6 percent. Soaring US prescription drug prices are expected to again be a central issue in the presidenti...

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Alzheimer's Breakthrough Possible With New Brain Scan Technique

Alzheimer's Breakthrough Possible With New Brain Scan Technique

It was once feared impossible to measure tau in the living brain. The scientists used one substance that attaches to plaques of a protein in the brain known as beta amyloid, a hallmark of Alzheimer...

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Google's AI system beats doctors in cancer test

Google's AI system beats doctors in cancer test

The team, which included researchers at Imperial College London and Britain's National Health Service, trained the system to identify breast cancers on tens of thousands of mammograms. "There will of ...

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In a 24/7 food culture, intermittent fasting is gaining followers

Bree Wyatt, a 32-year-old Tennessee resident, tried it this summer. "At first I was like, there's no way", she said. She began by skipping breakfast and having a snack at night, and then went on to ...

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Auto plant closures tied to surge in opioid overdose deaths

Auto plant closures tied to surge in opioid overdose deaths

Plant closures were associated with an 85% surge in opioid overdose mortality rates among working-age adults five years later, compared with what would have been expected if these factories had rema...

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Children Who Consume This Are Less Likely To Become Obese Or Overweight

Children Who Consume This Are Less Likely To Become Obese Or Overweight

The researchers said that none of the studies, including data of nearly 21,000 children between the ages of one and 18 years old, showed that the kids who drank reduced-fat milk had a lower risk of be...

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New Injection Method Makes an Old TB Vaccine Far More Powerful

New Injection Method Makes an Old TB Vaccine Far More Powerful

Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease that causes more deaths than any other infectious disease despite its vaccination being given to the patients.The research was conducted by the research...

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Facebook removes misleading advertisements about HIV prevention tools

Facebook removes misleading advertisements about HIV prevention tools

A Facebook spokesperson told The Washington Post that some of the ads had been removed. "But many activists said they remain uneasy that it took so long to get Facebook's attention in the first plac...

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Wyoming's Prepped for the Arizona Bowl

Wyoming's Prepped for the Arizona Bowl

You can listen to it on KOWB (AM 1290) or the KOWB app with coverage starting at 1:30 p.m. The Cowboys have now won two bowl games in their last three seasons, raising their all-time bowl record to ...

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China launches probe into mysterious viral pneumonia amid rumors of SARS 2.0

China launches probe into mysterious viral pneumonia amid rumors of SARS 2.0

Chinese news site The Paper reported 27 cases of viral pneumonia in Wuhan in December, citing unnamed health officials from the city. The patients had fever and some had difficulty breathing. World...

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Letter to the editor: How about impeaching Speaker Nancy Pelosi?

Letter to the editor: How about impeaching Speaker Nancy Pelosi?

Esper is quoted as saying that the aid has some 'really good benefits from it, ' including that Ukraine mainly bought US -made military equipment with the tax dollars. Current and former USA officials...

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Seattle Schools Make Vaccines Mandatory

Seattle Schools Make Vaccines Mandatory

A medical worker holds a measles-rubella (MR) vaccine at a health station in Banda Aceh in Aceh province on September 19, 2018. This is for children who will be 5 years old by August 31. "If a student...

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Four more deaths push flu toll to 37

Four more deaths push flu toll to 37

Flu cases continue to run at a record pace in the metro this season. Flu activity is high in 25 states across the country, with 39,000 hospitalizations and 2,100 deaths so far this season, according...

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Bernie Sanders' doctors say he's fit and healthy for 'rigors of presidency'

Bernie Sanders' doctors say he's fit and healthy for 'rigors of presidency'

The 78-year-old Sanders suffered a heart attack in October, but one of his doctors wrote that he saw "no reason he can not continue campaigning without limitation and, should he be elected, I am confi...

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Samoa ends measles emergency status as infection rate decreases

Samoa ends measles emergency status as infection rate decreases

Under the state of emergency, the country closed schools and restricted travel to contain the virus. Measles cases are on the rise globally, including in wealthy nations such as the U.S. The disease...

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Study Suggests Big Benefit of Regular Exercise

Study Suggests Big Benefit of Regular Exercise

Although numerous studies have shown that physical activity is associated with a lower risk of various forms of cancer, the exact relationship between exercise and the disease remains less clear. Gett...

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Obama, Trump Tied As Most Admired Man

Obama, Trump Tied As Most Admired Man

Eighteen percent of US adults polled chose President Trump, while 18 percent chose former President Obama. Eighteen percent of USA adults nominated Trump when asked which man "living today in any ...

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3 key things to know about Chargers vs. Chiefs

3 key things to know about Chargers vs. Chiefs

Los Angeles then re-captured the advantage soon after the second half got underway, but Hardman brought the ensuing kickoff back for a touchdown to push the Chiefs ahead for good. The Chiefs' offense ...

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Hospital parking will be free for thousands

Hospital parking will be free for thousands

She added: "The danger is that it will be taken out of funding for patient care". "This long-awaited announcement will be a game-changer for many, allowing them to attend appointments and focus on t...

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